Political Grapevine: Agriculture Department Encourages Employees to Go ... Meatless?
Among tonight's Political Grapevine stories is that of a recent agriculture department post encouraging their employees to partake in ... meatless Mondays. In the letter, they said it's 'good for the planet.' Ranchers, however, took issue with the prompt, and the USDA quickly said the post was made without proper clearance. Now, they no longer endorse it...
In other news, you've
probably heard by now about gay rights supporters getting involved in a 'fast food fight' after the president of Chick-fil-A proclaimed he's unapologetic for coming out in favor of traditional marriage, stating that he's "guilty as charged."
His statement prompted rebuke from Democratic mayors in Chicago and Boston, with the civil leaders saying they would try to block the chain from opening restaurants in their cities.
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